Tips and Tricks

Efficient Firewood Pile Strategies for Firepits

Yes, the type of firepit does matter when determining how efficiently your fire burns. For instance, modern-day firepits are constructed with quality and design in mind. Using them with well-dried wood will give you comfortable heat without smoke and fire flares. It will also cut down the rate of wood consumption.

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Top 5 Types of Wood to Burn in Your Firepit

Campfires are great for two things: cooking and keeping warm. When you’re planning some nights outside with your firepit, you want to use the best possible wood. With so many different types out there, it can be hard to determine which will provide the best experience. These 5 wood types are the absolute best for your campfires.
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Grate & Cozy Labor Day Sale

Labor Day marks the start of everyone's favorite fireside season - fall! To celebrate, you can claim a FREE Fireside Blanket with the purchase of any Fire Grate. Choose from the Original Fire Pit Grate with or without Ember Catcher, any size BBQ Grate, or the Spoke-Style Grate, and claim your blanket with code GRATE&COZY.
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How Do You Reheat Food Over a Campfire

Cooking may be one of your most difficult tasks when camping. If you find cooking a challenge when cooking at home, you may not be excited to cook over a fire pit or campfire. There are several ways to reheat food over a campfire. Whether you have leftover food from a meal you have made or preparing food ahead of time and reheating it when it is time to eat, here are some sure-fire ways to reheat your food. 
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How Do I Apply Firepit Ash to my Garden?

Firepit ash is a surprisingly great source of lime and potassium. Whether you own a Walden Legacy Firepit with a stoker poker or you have your own homemade firepit, you can collect, save, and apply it to your garden to reap numerous benefits.
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Can Sparks from a Firepit Cause a Fire?

Sitting by a warm and toasty campfire is a favorite pastime of so many, especially those who love spending time in the great outdoors. If you have a fire using your firepit, you may wonder if sparks from a firepit can cause a fire of their own. 
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Is Firepit Ash Good For Grass?

Having a firepit is one of the greatest simple pleasures in life, especially if you enjoy spending time outdoors with all that nature provides. Over time, using any firepit can result in an overabundance of firepit ash, which can quickly build up. Knowing what to use firepit ash for and how to dispose of it can help keep your firepit clean and ready to use year-round.The Legacy Series™ Steel Fire Pit Insert Set is perfect for this since all of the firepit ash is collected in the disposable tray. 
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Live Fire Cooking: Korean Barbecue Short Ribs

Recently, our friend and partner Troy of Cubbie Hawk BBQ grilled up an amazing Korean BBQ Short Rib - and shared the recipe with us. He used our Legacy Complete Fire Pit Insert and Walden 30” Fire Pit BBQ Grilling Grate to make this masterpiece of a meal.

Gather, enjoy, and share a delicious meal around the fire!

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How To Build The Perfect Fire

In the mid 1800's in the northern forests of Minnesota, it was a matter of life and death to be able to light a fire when needed.  Workers found a way to reliably and quickly start a fire, even in the coldest, snowiest and wettest conditions.  We still use these time-tested methods and materials to hand make every one of our fire starters.
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Get To Know Your New Stoker-Poker

Thank you for your purchase of a Walden Stoker-Poker, check out these tips and tricks to start your next fire with ease!
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